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Eye On Boise archive for May 26, 2015

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

Settlement to reimburse Idahoans for unwanted goods, services

Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced an $11 million multi-state settlement with Classmates Inc., Florists’ Transworld Delivery Inc. and Inc. over misleading marketing and billing practices, including signing Idaho customers up for goods or services unless they specifically rejected the offers. “Idaho consumers…

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More changes announced at state Department of Education

More staff changes are being announced at the state Department of Education, where Lisa Colon is being promoted to director of teacher certification and the professional standards commission. Colon is currently the department’s educator effectiveness coordinator; she’ll replace Taylor Raney, who announced in March that…

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Beef jerky: 'A generous act of kindness' 

Here’s Rep. Heather Scott’s reaction to the news that Oberto Brands in Seattle, a leading manufacturer of beef jerky, is planning to send her a free case of jerky: “Wow! That is awesome! What a generous act of kindness.” Scott, R-Blanchard, attracted the company’s attention...

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Payette Lake in McCall on Friday evening (Betsy Z. Russell)

Changes in the weather...

The unsettled weather that’s brought rain, hail, wind and thunderstorms to the region isn’t entirely over yet, but this week’s weather in Boise is expected to gradually calm down and warm up to hit 90 degrees by next weekend. This photo is from McCall on…

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